Russian Aerospace Forces aircraft attacked 187 terrorist infrastructure targets and eliminated more than 50 militants and 10 foothold bases of terrorists in two days, the official representative of the Russian Ministry of Defense, Major-General Igor Konashenkov said on Wednesday.
The Syrian army regained control over the villages Rasm an Nafl and Shalala al-Kabira, 18 soldiers were killed during fierce fighting, dozens of militants were eliminated, the source in the Syrian people’s militia told to RIA Novosti.
This is the Fourth Part of Texas’ diary. The First Part, BIRTH OF A NATION, covering his departure from the U.S., arrival in Moscow, visit to Volgograd (Stalingrad), travel to Rostov, crossing the border into Donbass and arrival in Donetsk can be found here. The Second Part, THE RED CAT, THE DRAGON AND THE SBU is found here. In the Third Part, THERE IS NO WATER IN YASYNUVATA, Texas (pronounced “Tay-HASS” by Mexicans and Russians) joins the Novorossiyan Armed Forces (NAF) and undergoes basic training in the Vostok Battalion boot camp in Yasynuvata, along with Orion and Toro. Texas channels the Lincoln Brigade, Jack London and Ernest Hemingway — journalism as compelling literature in a hurry… —The Greanville Post Editor Daniel Wirt.
Three soldiers of Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) Armed Forces were killed in the Ukrainian saboteurs’ attack on one of the observation posts, DPR Deputy Defense Minister Eduard Basurin claimed during his briefing in Donetsk News Agency yesterday.
The special regime on cessation of hostilities in Syria will commence on February 27. ISIL (Organization banned in Russia), “Jabhat an-Nusra” (Organization banned in Russia)” and other terrorist organization, recognized as such by the UN Security Council, are completely excluded from the cessation of hostilities (in other words, the war against them will continue).
In broadcast on private Ukrainian TV channel 112 Ukraine on February 20th, Ukrainian radical, former leader of The Ukrainian National Assembly – Ukrainian People’s Self-Defence (UNA-UNSO) Dmitry Korchinsky urged to take hostage the citizens of Russian Federation who are residing in the Ukrainian territory, and to eliminate the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate), “PolitNavigator” informed.
At least 80 people were killed and over 200 were injured in several terrorist explosions that rocked southern Damascus suburb on Sunday evening. Another 46 people were killed and 115 were injured in two terrorist attacks in Homs earlier today, RIA Novosti reports. According to the media, ISIL (Organization banned in Russia) took responsibility for the attacks.
Ukrainian artillery shelling is heard in Gorlovka each day. Children, who live there, have a constant sense of threat, they constantly see destroyed houses around.
In December the members of “Essence of Time” unite got to know a family which lives on the very frontline in the Gagarina (Glubokaya) mining village. Kind people sent children’s clothes and donated money for them. We bought food products for them and together with Russell Bentley (“Texas”) gave them a certain amount of money in cash.
Elena and Natalya, the mothers of those families, decided to use this money for organizing a trip for the kids from their neighbourhood to the aqua park in Donetsk. “Children must have a childhood”, they said. Twenty children from Glubokaya village relaxed and received many positive emotions. However, the war is not over yet and the children have to get home early, before the shelling starts…